150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Mark Noll
October 03, 2013 at 07:00 PM
Concordia University Chicago will kick off its 150th Anniversary Speaker’s Series on Thursday, October 3 with Dr. Mark Noll author, historian of Christianity and the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He will discuss “The Place of a Lutheran University in Contemporary America.”
Noll was awarded the prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities medal at the White House in 2006 and has authored several books including “God and Race in American Politics: A Short History.”
This free event will take place at the Concordia University Chicago campus, in the Chapel of Our Lord. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the lecture begins at 7 p.m.
Noll’s most recent books, "Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind" and "Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction," will be available for purchase and signing immediately following the presentation.
Other speakers in this speakers series include bestselling author, journalist and documentary filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz on February 6, 2014 and Reverend Dr. John Nunes, Jochum Professor and Chair at Valparaiso University and former CEO, Lutheran World Relief on September 16, 2014.
The campus is located at 7400 Augusta Street in River Forest. Free handicapped-accessible parking is available in the visitors’ lot north of the University parking structure off Bonnie Brae Street.